Cat.No: 278270 Kingdom of Beauty: Mingei and the Politics of Folk Art in Imperialist Japan. Kim Brandt.

Kingdom of Beauty: Mingei and the Politics of Folk Art in Imperialist Japan

Durham: Duke University Press, 2007. Paperback. 306 pg. paperback, 6 x 9 inches, very good. Illustrated with b&w photographs.

Mingei, literally translating to art of the people, is the folk art of Japan. During the Japanese colonial period in Korea, there was a great interest in collecting Korean pieces. Mingei has been criticized as being closely tied to ultra-nationalism.

Cat.No: 278270
ISBN: 9780822340003

Price: $22.00